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Russian Minister Novak says Too Early to write Off OPEC

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak believes that it is too early to write off OPEC despite internal differences within the group, he said on the ministry's Twitter feed.

French PM Will Not Bow to Labour Reform Protestors

 French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is determined not to join a long list of politicians who have conceded defeat to protesters, he told the Journal Du Dimanche (JDD) newspaper,

Niger Ends Sales Monopoly of State Petroleum Products Company

Niger's oil refinery, Soraz, can start selling petroleum products, ending a monopoly held since 2011 by state oil products company Sonidep, according to a government document.

Russia's Novak not to take part in June OPEC Meet

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Saturday he was not planning to take part in an OPEC meeting in Vienna in June, RIA news agency reported. Russia

US Navy Updated Zika Virus Infection Guidance

Navy Medicine released updated Zika Virus Infection guidance in NAVADMIN 121/16, May 26, communicating current information, travel precautions, and risk reduction

1,076 Graduate from U.S. Naval Academy

The U.S. Naval Academy graduated 1,076 men and women at the annual graduation and commissioning ceremony May 27 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. U.S. Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm.

Gazprom Football-for-Friendship Combines Aspirants from three continents

Milan hosted today the Fourth International Children's Forum as part of Football for Friendship, Gazprom's large-scale social project. The project is aimed at developing

Vessel Aground on Gros Cap Reef, Lake Superior

The Coast Guard continues to monitor the motor vessel Roger Blough, Saturday evening, after the vessel ran aground Friday afternoon on Gros Cap Reef in Whitefish Bay in Lake Superior.

French Fuel Supply Improving, but Crisis Continues

The fuel supply situation in France is improving, but the crisis caused by strikes is not fully over, the country's transport minister said on Saturday. "In

Iberdrola to Double Power Generation in Mexico by 2020

Spanish utility Iberdrola plans to nearly double its electricity generation capacity in Mexico to almost 10,000 megawatts by 2020, taking advantage of its new plants and the country's energy overhaul,

Eletrobras' CEO Plans to Resign over Asset Sales

The chief executive of Brazil's state energy holding company Eletrobras SA, Jose da Costa Neto, has prepared a resignation letter over plans by the new government

GloMEEP Project Forges Ahead with Train-the-Trainer Workshop

A global Train-the-Trainer workshop on energy efficiency has been delivered in China (23-27 May), preparing the personnel needed to cascade knowledge on energy

Cruise Ship Passenger Medevaced S.W. of Newport, Ore.

A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 78-year-old man from a cruise ship 29 miles southwest of Newport, Ore., Friday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, from Coast

Gazprom Push Strategic projects in Irkutsk Region

Paying particular attention to the progress of Gazprom's strategic projects in the Irkutsk Region, Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Sergey Levchenko,

Nautilus Minerals Chairman Retires

Nautilus Minerals Inc. announced that its Chairman of the Board of Directors, A. Geoffrey Loudon, will retire and not stand for reelection at the company’s upcoming annual General meeting on June 1,

EU Okays Spain's Aid to Close 26 Coal Mines

EU regulators on Friday said Spain's plans to grant 2.13 billion euros ($2.4 billion) to help manage the closure of 26 uncompetitive coal mines complied with EU rules on state aid.

Gender Identity Spat Sinks Spending Bill

The rancorous political debate over sexual identity unexpectedly prompted the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to rejected an energy and water spending

USCG Tows Disabled Fishing Boat to Portland, Maine

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Marcus Hanna towed the 55-foot fishing boat Miss Emily, with four people aboard, after it became disabled Thursday about five miles off Kennebunkport, Maine.

Maersk Drilling Acquires Newbuild Jackup from Hercules

Maersk Drilling has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the newbuild harsh environment jack-up rig, formerly named Hercules Highlander, from a subsidiary

Wärtsilä Donates Engine to Texas A&M University

Wärtsilä has donated an 8-cylinder Wärtsilä 20 engine and generating set, to the Marine Engineering Technology Department at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

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